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AD2858: Genealogy Contextualisation

Credit Weighting: 5
No. of Students: Min 20, Max 60.
Pre-requisite(s): None
Co-requisite(s): None
Teaching Period(s): Semesters 1 or 2 or 3. (semester details for this module will be confirmed at the start of the programme).
Teaching Methods: 12 x 1.5hr(s) Lectures; 2 x 3hr(s) Workshops
Module Co-ordinator: Dr Séamus O Tuama, Centre for Adult Continuing Education.
Lecturer(s): Dr David J. Butler, Department of Geography, and visiting lecturing staff as announced.
Module Objective: This will teach students how to generate sophisticated genealogical information using a range of templates both traditional and digital in format. Students will learn to gather the materials necessary to build upon their literature review and methodological work in order to better contextualise their genealogical research.
Module Content: Students will learn how to generate and contextualise genealogical information using a range of templates. Students will learn to gather the material necessary to build upon their literature review and methodological work in order to better contextualise their genealogical research using a variety of computer packages in Microsoft Office.
Learning Outcome: On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
  • Construct genealogies showing both maternal and paternal lines
  • Become cognisant in family tree contextualisation
  • Show awareness of contemporary times and practices
  • Evaluate techniques in genealogical contextualisation
  • Contextualise how family trees can be read within portfolio creations.
Assessment: Total Marks 100: Continuous Assessment 100 marks (End of semester: Creation of two genealogical case study chapters within the dissertation (2,250 words)).
Compulsory Elements: Continuous Assessment.
Penalties (for late submission of course/project work etc.): Where work is submitted up to and including 7 days late, 5% of the total marks available shall be deducted from the mark achieved. Where work is submitted up to and including 14 days late, 10% of the total marks available shall be deducted from the mark achieved. Work submitted 15 days late or more shall be assigned a mark of zero.
Pass Standard and any Special Requirements for Passing Module: 40%.
End of Year Written Examination Profile: No Formal Written Examination.
Requirements for Supplemental Examination: Marks in passed element(s) of Continuous Assessment are carried forward, Failed element(s) of Continuous Assessment must be repeated.

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